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Colombo Port City declared as urban development area under UDA


The Colombo Port City has been established as an urban development area under the Urban Development Authority (UDA), the Megapolis and Western Development Ministry said.

According to the powers vested on Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka, under Section 3 of the Urban Development Authority Act No. 41 of 1978, the Colombo Port City was declared as an Urban Development Area on Tuesday.

The Colombo Port City was recently included in the Colombo Administrative District by a resolution passed by the Parliament recently.

Accordingly, all development activities in the Port City land will be subjected to the regulations and the supervision of the UDA.